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MidAmerican Energy to Participate in Iowa Pipeline Association Awareness Training

DES MOINES, Iowa – (Jan. 24, 2014) – MidAmerican Energy Company is participating in several educational training meetings throughout Iowa to help prepare emergency responders and public officials on pipeline safety and damage prevention tactics. The 2014 Pipeline Awareness and Education Meetings are hosted by the Iowa Pipeline Association and are free to the public. All emergency responders and public officials are encouraged to attend.

During the meetings, the Iowa Pipeline Association will conduct interactive scenarios, allowing attendees to practice and apply their emergency response knowledge to specific incidents, such as leak recognition, hazard awareness, damage prevention and basic pipeline safety strategies. Events will be held from January through March, beginning at 5:30 p.m. A free dinner will be provided at each event.

Those interested can register for any one of the meetings online. The schedule for the Iowa Pipeline Association’s 2014 Pipeline Awareness and Education Meetings also is available online under upcoming events.

About MidAmerican Energy Company
MidAmerican Energy Company, Iowa’s largest energy company, provides electric service to 734,000 customers and natural gas service to 714,000 customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota. It is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Information about MidAmerican Energy is available on the company’s website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via www.midamericanenergy.com.